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Monday, November 12, 2018


America, Yes Americans Deserves Better

November 12, 2018 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Another critical election. Another electoral failure in Florida. Another vote counting disaster in Broward County. Some Americans suspect fraud, indeed Broward County looks like a banana republic. The latest ballot debacle may be a result of carelessness or incompetence, rather than fraud. But election officials unable to do... [Read more...]

Could a NFL player pull a ‘Bill Belichick’ regarding the NFL’s Salute to Service?

November 12, 2018 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Veterans Day, which is the holiday that honors military veterans, is upon us. The month of November also means that it is time for the NFL to reemphasize their “Salute to Service” campaign. The NFL’s “Salute to Service” is “a year-round effort to Honor, Empower, and Connect our nation’s service members, veterans,... [Read more...]

Democrats Control The House Now, So What is Next?

November 8, 2018 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The Democratic Party has won control of the House of Representatives. Its members effectively will be able to block all legislation that the Senate passes and the president wants. They also will be able to unleash their subpoena power mercilessly on the executive branch. Will the members of the new majority view their victory... [Read more...]

Discipline vs. Abuse: Know The Difference.

November 8, 2018 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Every single child has rights, even if he or she is your child – yes your child too. One such right is to be respected. Another such right is not to be abused. I am not saying spare the rod. Nor am I saying that discipline is unnecessary. But I am saying there is a difference between discipline and abuse. And you better... [Read more...]

What The Leftists Can Learn From The Passage Of Amendment 4.

November 8, 2018 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) One needs to look no further than the frequent high-stakes omnipresent battles that Americans engage in regarding voting to garner an understanding of the power of the vote. There is little room to debate the ultimate utility of the vote for all Americans regardless of their socioeconomic status or level of politicization. It... [Read more...]

Midterms; GOP Story Has Been Told.

November 8, 2018 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) As expected, Democrats regained control of the House of Representatives. But the much-anticipated “blue wave” failed to appear. History shows that the first midterm election for the party in the White House usually results in a loss, often a big loss, in that party’s House members. President Barack Obama, for... [Read more...]

Some facts about the Tax Cuts.

November 7, 2018 by  
Filed under Money, News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) In describing the GOP tax cuts, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said that they and bonuses American workers were getting were “crumbs.” They were “tax cuts for the rich.” Some argued that the tax cuts would reduce revenues. Pelosi predicted, “This thing will explode the deficit.” How about some tax facts? The... [Read more...]

Political Parties Must Get Their Act Together.

November 7, 2018 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) It is perhaps the central irony of our politics today: We live in an incredibly polarized and partisan moment, but our political parties have never been weaker. As odd as it sounds, political parties in democracies have an important anti-democratic function. Traditionally, the parties shaped the choices put to voters. Long before... [Read more...]

Tick, Tick, Tick; Time Is Running Out For The Olddd Political Guard.

November 6, 2018 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I am currently sitting in my office pondering not only the importance of this day but also my role as a Black Nationalist, not a black supremacist, who has tremendous access and even more influence over my students. There is no room to debate my propensity to re-evaluate the intellectual terrain that I have covered over the... [Read more...]

African WordCamp and KidsCamp Conferences.

November 6, 2018 by  
Filed under Education, News, Opinion, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The growth of WordCamp conferences is phenomenal and empowering on the continent of Africa. Since 2016 there is a rapid growth of these dynamic conferences that are showing the “open source” community as a growing family of innovators, creators, artists, evangelists for technology and content creators that build PLNC –... [Read more...]

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